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Professor Apprehended by JAMB for exam fraud

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A man who claimed to be a professor, Jide Jisus, has been arrested for alleged examination malpractice in the course of the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

A press release yesterday by the spokesperson of JAMB, Mr. Fabian Benjamin, mentioned the ‘professor’ was apprehended by the monitoring staff of the registrar of JAMB in an examination corridor at Brix Academy, Jabi, Abuja.

He mentioned, “His identification was shrouded in dubious tales. He claimed throughout interrogation that he was one of the professors chosen by the Board to supervise the conduct of the examination.

“He additionally claimed that he was awarded a professorial place by Christian College, Isolo, Lagos and that he had two professorial awards from “Becket” College England and Freedom College.

“He equally claimed to be a employees of Anchor Polytechnic, Kubwa, Abuja, an institution that does not exist. According to him, he mentioned he’s the president of the United Nigeria Chaplin Institute of Peace Academy.

“Nonetheless, it was found that he had a daughter who was taking the 2019 UTME in the same centre where he was caught.”

“The Board’s operational guideline doesn’t enable unauthorised individuals into the examination corridor.

“The Professor was, therefore, not one of those chosen by the Board to monitor the conduct of the 2019 UTME,” the statement mentioned.

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